The various international financial sector initiatives recently implemented by the U.S. Government and OECD have raised the stakes in both sector regulation and due diligence for many individual businesses. Due diligence is not only required in establishing a business relationship, but is an integral part of understanding the ongoing needs of clients. Companies now need more training and upgraded systems to stay ahead of the curve and avoid the threat of adverse publicity and international sanctions. The commercial need for Due Diligence is worldwide.
Identification and independent verification of records require access to numerous data bases and extensive experience in tackling problems. In today’s world of identity theft, independent verification is essential for clients worldwide – from Chicago to Singapore. Validation of financial instruments and liaison with regulatory authorities are key aspects of due diligence for new and established clients.
GGP principals have the expertise in white-collar crime and financial investigations, as well as established channels of communication with U.S. and international regulatory bodies to conduct due diligence effectively and efficiently.
GGP offers a broad spectrum of investigative services tailored to meet the needs of our clients. We rely on a global network of investigators and forensic specialists to gather relevant information from an array of public and proprietary sources.
Each investigation we conduct is unique and requires a careful assessment by our team of experts to identify the needs and objectives of our clients. Our team will develop a detailed investigative plan to meet those needs and objectives in a cost effective and efficient manner, so our clients can make highly informed decisions to manage their risks successfully in today’s environment.
GGP investigators have expertise in a broad variety of disciplines – including federal, state and local law enforcement, international law enforcement, domestic and international financial regulation, international banking, insurance, and forensic document examination.
Our investigators collect vital corporate financial intelligence from the most current and comprehensive public records databases. We utilize this information in conjunction with proprietary sources to generate essential lead information, which is the basis for our investigative strategies. Ultimately, GGP delivers quality products on time and on budget, so our clients can have a competitive edge in a global market to be more profitable and avoid any pitfalls.
GGP principals have expertise and experience in the following areas:
Our client base consists of major international law firms, the pharmaceutical industry, forensic accounting firms, casinos, financial services companies and international governments. GGP utilizes conventional historical investigative methods, as well as undercover investigations in domestic and international inquiries. With more than a century of experience, our covert investigative capabilities are unparalleled in conducting long-term undercover operations worldwide in all types of fraud, money laundering, theft of intellectual property and copyright infringement.
GGP consultants and legal personnel have the combined skills and expertise that strengthen the litigation team, provide effective case management results and reduce overall costs for our clients. Our specialty is conducting domestic and international investigations. GGP executive management and consultants have extensive knowledge and experience in federal, state and local law enforcement, as well as international regulatory experience in the financial services industry. We also utilize an international network of qualified affiliates to conduct inquiries on our behalf virtually anywhere in the world.
Through our alliances with NFC Global, we draw support from a team of research analysts and paralegals who have access to cutting-edge databases. Our research findings often discern valuable information that provides alternative investigative strategies leading to a successful outcome and substantial cost savings to our clients. We will conduct a thorough assessment, provide counseling and develop customized investigative strategies to meet the needs and objectives of our clients.
GGP provides the following services to the legal community:
A company’s response to a crisis in the first 24 hours is often the key to containment and is determined by the degree of pre-planning, crisis preparation, and the availability of qualified resources that are necessary to keep the core business profitable. The main elements of containment include:
Other types of crisis require short-term expertise – including major fraud, computer systems attacks, threats to senior executives and potential regulatory or legal action against the company. GGP principals are diverse in many disciplines and have the knowledge and expertise to help companies cope with the immediate impact of a crisis and develop an effective solution.
GGP empowers clients to take appropriate action to secure technology and company trade secrets. The unique methodology or technology that enables users to derive greater efficiency or effectiveness in their work place determines the value of the product or service and it is this unique information that must be protected to preserve the proprietary value to a business. The Economic Espionage Act of 1996 provides an effective tool to address economic espionage. Businesses and those that serve them owe an obligation to their company and its shareholders to understand the essential elements of this criminal statute and how to utilize it as an effective tool to combat economic espionage.
GGP brings together a cadre of experts in this field to provide innovative solutions to secure the clients’ proprietary information, to prevent its loss or compromise. GGP can deploy a team of investigators expeditiously to aggressively investigate suspected theft of technology or misuse of trade secrets. GGP provides investigative consulting and onsite training of employees to enhance protection of company trade secrets.